I have been a substitute teacher since October 2017. I have recently been teaching health in middle school.
Christmas is over; a new year is here. What can each of us do to make a positive difference in 2021? Let’s offer everyone we see a gift!
We can now say that “hindsight is 2020.” That old saying simply meant that once something is past, we can understand it more clearly.
‘Twas the night before New Year’s, and all around town, the folks were astir, they could hardly calm down. The night club was buzzing as people poured in: “Gimme a good time, now let it begin!”
From Readers Digest, April 2019, page 99, comes this story of new recruits arrive for basic training. They are lined up to get their first “military” haircut. One recruit recounts his story li…
She never said, “Let them eat cake!” but her extravagant lifestyle and detachment from French commoners led to Marie Antoinette’s guillotining in 1793.
The year was 1918. Elderly peddler Charles Wilden lived in a sod house and sold foot scrapers. A poor man, what did he have to be thankful for?
The zoo’s gorilla died. Until they could find another ape to replace him, the zoo hired a mime to dress up like a gorilla and perform apelike antics.
Some people imagine God as an angry, strict judge who’s ready to pounce on anyone who does wrong, perhaps even eager to banish sinful folks to hell.
A fishing boat capsized off the Florida coast. The tourist who had rented the boat was an excellent swimmer, could easily have swam to shore, yet he held tightly to the overturned boat.
It was about a month ago that I first noticed there were no Trump political ads on any of the local television stations. We were inundated with Biden ads, but none for Trump!
She came home late from the ladies meeting at the church building. Opening the door to her bedroom, she sees four legs sticking out from under the blankets.
A 19th century whaling ship’s spotter would shout “Thar she blows!” when he saw a whale spouting. And the ship would sail in for the kill, with harpooners ready.
Thirty years ago, experiments were tried by feminists who wanted to prove that boys and girls only seem different in their aspirations and behaviors because our society expects boys to act in …
It’s called “a church building for the angels.” Illumined by the sun, the chalky-white travertine stone of the Sacré-Cœur Basilica is visible from all over Paris, France.
From the 1970s comes the story of Inerik Zellner and his wife, who lived 20 miles outside of Munich, Germany. They never missed Sunday morning service in their church in Munich, though they ow…